Monthly Archives: October 2015

Food and the Transformation of Africa

African agriculture has long been a symbol of the continent’s poverty. But that is starting to change. Thanks to digital technology, Africa’s leaders can today overcome the isolation of the continent’s smallholders and build a new food system suited to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Making the shift to sustainable agriculture: 10 principles

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
Image from GHI’s 2015 GAP Report: http://www.globalharvestinitiative.org By Katy Wilson According to the recently released 2015 Global Hunger Index from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), hunger levels…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Sustainable Development Goals: Does success start with failure?

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
As an outcome of the Rio+20 conference in 2012, countries agreed to embark on the process of developing the Sustainable Development Goals to carry on the work of the…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Sustainable Development Goals – an update

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
On the 19th July after 7 days of discussions, the UN General Assembly’s Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agreed an outcome document containing 17 proposed…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Addressing hunger, malnutrition and climate change with our eyes open: the future of the Millennium Development Goals

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
“We are sleepwalking towards the edge of history’s cliff”. This was a sentence uttered by former vice-president of the US, Al Gore at the recent Hunger Nutrition Climate Justice…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Why an ambitious climate deal is key to achieving zero hunger

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
By Katrin Glatzel As climate negotiators and delegates from nearly 200 countries gather in the beautiful city of Bonn for a last time before the international climate negotiations take…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Building a Common Food and Nutrition Policy: asking the new structures question

Originally posted on TRANSMANGO:
Terry Marsden revisits the opinion paper he wrote earlier this month on a common food policy and reflects on the ‘new structures question’. If you would like to comment on this please join us in our…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment